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Lucille Clifton was an American poet, writer, and educator from New York.
Lucille Clifton was an American poet, writer, and educator from New York. Common topics in her poetry include the celebration of her African American heritage, and feminist themes, with particular emphasis on the female body. She was the first person in her family to finish high school and attend college. She started Howard University on scholarship as a drama major but lost the scholarship two Lucille Clifton was an American poet, writer, and educator from New York.
Lucille Clifton (born Thelma Lucille Sayles, in Depew, New York) grew up in. .In 1980 Clifton published "homage to my hips" in her book of poems, Two-Headed Woman. The Times They Used To Be (Henry Holt & Co). All Us Come Cross the Water ( Henry Holt).
Lucille Clifton (born Thelma Lucille Sayles, in Depew, New York) grew up in Buffalo, New York, and graduated from Fosdick-Masten Park High School in 1953 In 1958, Lucille Sayles married Fred James Clifton, a professor of philosophy at the University at Buffalo, and a sculptor whose carvings depicted African faces. My Friend Jacob (Dutton).
tell us one of them stories about the olden days. So begins this tender story, set in 1948, when Satchel Paige was in the majors, Ralph Bunche was at the . and each evening Sooky and her family turned on the radio to listen to Amos and Andy.
Lucille Clifton was born in 1936 in DePew, New York, and grew up in Buffalo.
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We like to hear about the times they used to be. "It wasn't these times," that long-ago summer when Sooky was 12 years ol. Lewis, the illustrator of numerous picture books, including two Coretta Scott King Honor books. The Christian Science Monitor.
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Lucille Clifton traced her family's roots to the West African Kingdom of Dahomey . The Times They Used to Be (illustrated by Susan Jeschke). New York: Holt, 1974.
Lucille Clifton traced her family's roots to the West African Kingdom of Dahomey, now the Republic of Benin. Growing up she was told by her mother, "Be proud, you're from Dahomey women!" She cites as one of her ancestors the first black woman to be "legally hanged" for manslaughter in the state of Kentucky during the time of Slavery in the United States. Girls in her family are born with an extra finger on each hand, a genetic trait known as polydactyly. Her series of children's books about a young black boy began with 1970's Some of the Days of Everett Anderson.
Lucille Clifton was one of the most distinguished, decorated and beloved poets of her time
Lucille Clifton was one of the most distinguished, decorated and beloved poets of her time. She won the National Book Award for Poetry for "Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000" and was the first African American female recipient of the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize for lifetime achievement from the Poetry Foundation.
Lucille Clifton accepting a National Book Award in 2000. Ms. Clifton was the subject of several biographical and critical studies, among them Lucille Clifton: Her Life and Letters (Praeger, 2006), by Mary Jane Lupton, and Wild Blessings: The Poetry of Lucille Clifton (Louisiana State University, 2004), by Hilary Holladay. Throughout Ms. Clifton’s work, the historical and the personal often converged in a single poem, as in homage to my hips, here in its entirety: these hips are big hips. they need space to. move around in. they don’t fit into little. they don’t like to be held back.